John Robin Munger ’49

John Robin Munger ’49 died on December 1, 2007, in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Born on June 10, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., he prepared for college at Northwestern Military and Naval Academy in Lake Geneva, Wisc., and at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Ill., and became a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1945-49. He worked for 25 years with Emery Air Freight in Chicago and Dallas,Texas, and helped launch Emery’s Priority Air Freight Service. In 1981, he retired from Emery, moved to Fort Collins, Colo., and established Red River Transport of Colorado, a regional delivery service that specialized in the transport of radioactive materials used in medical care. He sold Red River Transport in 1992 and retired. He was a volunteer worker for the Larimer County Republican Party and served as an election judge. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Scichowski Munger, whom he married in 1959; two sons, Christopher Munger of Geneva, Ill., and Roger Munger of London, England; three daughters, Jennifer Mitchell of Las Vegas, Nev.,Trudie Demus of Erie, Colo., and Sarah Hay-Arthur of Loveland, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and a brother, Edward S. Munger of Pasadena, Calif.